Category Archives: Textual study

The Truly Wise

“Who is wise and understanding among you?  Let him show by good conduct that his works are done in the meekness of wisdom” (James 3:13). The truly wise demonstrate their wisdom in two ways.  (1) They demonstrate it by good … Continue reading

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7 Spiritual Tests

The book of 1 John was written for four stated purposes: (1) “that your joy may be full” (1:4); (2) “so that you may not sin” (2:1); (3) “concerning those who try to deceive you” (2:26); (4) “that you may … Continue reading

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Better Than The Work of Levitical Priests (Part 3)

The work of Jesus is superior to the work done by Levitical priests.  This is set forth in three chapters (Hebrews 8-10).  In this writing, we will consider Hebrews chapter ten. 1.  Shadow v. Very Image “For the law, having … Continue reading

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Better Than the Work of Levitical Priests (Part 2)

The work of Jesus is superior to the work done by Levitical priests.  This is set forth in three chapters (Hebrews 8-10).  In this writing, we will consider Hebrews chapter nine. 1.  Earthly Sanctuary “Then indeed, even the first covenant … Continue reading

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Better Than The Work of Levitical Priests (Part 1)

The work of Jesus is superior to the work done by Levitical Priests.  This is set forth in three chapters (Hebrews 8-10).  In this writing, we will consider Hebrews chapter eight. 1.  Two Tabernacles “We have such a High Priest, … Continue reading

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Better Than Levitical/Aaronic Priesthood (Part 4)

Jesus’ priesthood is more comparable to that of Melchizedek’s than it is to the priesthood of the Levites.  This point is developed in three chapters (Hebrews 5:5-6, 10-11; 6:19-20; 7:1-28).  In this writing, we will continue to consider Hebrews chapter … Continue reading

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Better Than Levitical/Aaronic Priesthood (Part 3)

Jesus’ priesthood is more comparable to that of Melchizedek’s than it is to the priesthood which existed under the law of Moses.  It was prophesied that He would be a priest forever according to the order of Melchizedek (Psalm 110:4 … Continue reading

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Better Than Levitical/Aaronic Priesthood (Part 2)

Christ is a better priest than ever existed under the law of Moses.  His office is better (Hebrews 4:14-7:28).  His work is better (Hebrews 8:1-10:31). Let’s continue the comparison of office.  This time, we will consider Hebrews chapter five. 1.  … Continue reading

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Better Than Levitical / Aaronic Priesthood (Part 1)

Christ is a better priest than ever existed under the law of Moses.  His office is better (Hebrews 4:14-7:28).  His work is better (Hebrews 8:1-10:31).  Let’s consider the comparison of office, as set forth in Hebrews Chapter four and five. … Continue reading

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Better Than Joshua

Israel had some great leaders in their past, men such as Moses and Joshua. Moses led them to the edge of the promised land.  Joshua led them into the promised land. However, Jesus is so much better.  Let’s consider how … Continue reading

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